The new state pension and pension sharing Jody Atkinson 09 May 2016 In this article, Jody Atkinson analyses the significant recent changes to the state pension and their impact for family finance practitioners. Sex and drugs and ancillary relief Alexander Chandler - @familybrief 09 May 2016 Add-backs after MAP v MFP  EWHC 627 (Fam),  1 FLR 70 and Rapp v Sarre  EWCA Civ 93: Alexander Chandler's seminar to Payne Hicks Beach on 29 February 2016. Tackling financial disclosures Jo Carr-West 04 May 2016 Gathering together the financial documents needed to provide full financial disclosure on divorce is a daunting procedure, whether you are using mediation, negotiating via solicitors or going through the court process to work out a financial settlement. It is always sensible to be as comprehensive as possible, which will ultimately avoid both time and money being spent on providing additional information later on. This can, however, make the task seem even more overwhelming - so how can parties break this down and make it more manageable?
YRES West Midlands Children Law Update Hollie Orgee & Lucie French 03 May 2016 Children law matters seem to be particularly at the forefront of people's minds at the moment. After all, if it can happen to Madonna and Guy Ritchie (featuring the Midlands' own MacDonald J), it can happen to us all. On that basis, the sixth annual YRes West Midlands Children Law Update came at the perfect time.
Re W (A Child: Designation of Local Authority)  EWCA Civ 366 Hearing Date: 19 April 2016 Sir Terence Etherton, the Chancellor of the High Court, Lord Justice Lewison and Sir Ernest Ryder, Senior President of Tribunals Court of Appeal The appeal from a decision determining the designated local authority in care proceedings was dismissed.